EXERCISE vs RECREATION,
Why Your Lifestyle Demands to Know the Difference
The most destructive as well as the most misunderstood concept in fitness today among researchers, the commercial health facilities and the general public alike is the confusion of exercise and recreation. All of us can probably agree that both exercise and recreation are important in the overall scheme of health and fitness and that both overlap … READ MORE
FLEXIBILITY, How Much is Enough?
Have you ever asked yourself, your health club staff, your doctor or therapist this question? All that is said and written about flexibility is that it is an aspect of physical fitness and that stretching must be done to maintain or increase it. Think about this short story: An elderly man finds it difficult to reach his arm up to a shelf in his kitchen … READ MORE
What’s Your MISSION STATEMENT?
We know that any successful business venture starts with a clear mission statement. It’s easy to understand why many small businesses fail: the company didn’t have a clearly defined path to success. Likewise, it’s just as important to have a straightforward plan before beginning or revamping any health and fitness program … READ MORE
Why Is PROPER EXERCISE an Absolute Requirement for Life?
Many of us may not initially notice the resulting severe decline in our functional ability due to the lack of proper exercise. Properly performed, strength training is the only form of exercise that your body requires. Therefore, this article defines proper exercise as “properly prescribed strength training.” It is easy to overlook the necessity of strength training, … READ MORE